*Corps member donates N10,000 to President’s re-election bid
The Nigeria President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan on Friday said that he will continue to count on the support, goodwill and prayers of patriotic citizens as he strives to give the best possible leadership for the country.
He said this in a letter to a young Nigerian who sent a donation of N10, 000 as a humble contribution to the President’s re-election bid, President Jonathan said that he was deeply touched and encouraged by the immense support his administration receives from young Nigerians from all parts of the country.
The President, according to a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, said: “Your gracious gesture is particularly gratifying, coming as it does from one of our nation’s vibrant and gifted youth who are our successor generation and for whom our administration is unequivocally committed to providing the requisite environment to optimally realize their tremendous creative and productive potentials.
“As I carry on with the task of positively transforming our country for its God-ordained greatness and prosperity, I will continue to count on the goodwill as well as the practical and prayerful support of committed patriots like you.”
Jonathan thanked Ezemagu Sunday Nnamdi, who is a youth corps member for the donation which was sent before the Peoples’ Democratic Party adopted him as its sole candidate for the 2015 presidential election.
He also welcomed his expression of faith in the Federal Government’s ongoing efforts to reposition Nigeria for sustained growth and development.
President Jonathan assured Nnamdi and other young Nigerians that he will continue to do his best in the service of the nation in keeping with their trust and expectations.
In the letter forwarding his donation, the corps member assured the President of the continued support of patriotic Nigerians and urged him to seek re-election in 2015.
“Nigerians are behind you. We see your good works in power, transportation, education, housing, ICT, sports, electoral reforms, observation of the principle of federal character and the creation of investment opportunities.
“The insurgents who are trying to destabilize your administration are enemies of peace and progress. You will surely defeat them,” he wrote.
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